Floris Mertens (1998) works as a PhD researcher at the Financial Law Institute of Ghent University. In 2021, he received a scholarship from the Special Research Fund of Ghent University (BOF) to prepare a PhD dissertation regarding the legal analysis of using artificial intelligence in support of decision-making at board level of companies. Prof. dr. Hans De Wulf supervises his PhD research.
Floris Mertens holds a degree of Master of Laws, obtained summa cum laude at Ghent University in 2021. During his time in law school, he interned at a Belgian law firm and the Cabinet of the Federal State Secretary for Budget and Consumer Protection.